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Sarasota's Banyan Theater offers a solid Arthur Miller play

When a theater company produces an Arthur Miller play, chances are it's going to be "Death of a Salesman," "The Crucible" or "All My Sons."


Related Topix: Arthur Miller, Arts, Vocal, Sarasota, FL

5 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Jerry Seinfeld to play Milwaukee's Riverside Theater Oct. 10

Although he's still best known for a self-titled sitcom that this month is marking its 25th anniversary, Seinfeld is nothing if not current.


Related Topix: Arts, Celebrities, Jerry Seinfeld, Milwaukee, WI, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Christmas in July: Theater looking for the next Ralphie

The 5th Avenue Theatre is already making its Christmas list and your kid might be on it.


Related Topix: Arts, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Downtown (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Warner Robins Little Theater aims for laughs with ‘Hotbed Hotel’

Drisco Clemons left, hangs out after a shock, as Bill Felton and Darby Arthur check in with Alexander Raines and Annie Sinatra in "Hotbed Hotel."


Related Topix: Arts, Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA

New Hampshire Public Radio -

In Stories Of Muslim Identity, Playwright Explores Fault Lines Of Faith

Ayad Akhtar is a novelist, actor and screenwriter. And when his first play, Disgraced, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2013, he also became one of the most talked about new voices in American theater.


Related Topix: Arts

The Willits News

Alec Baldwin to star with Tom Cruise in next 'Mission Impossible'

Baldwin would play the director of the CIA, while "The White Queen" star Rebecca Ferguson will reportedly play a villain, an individual familiar with the Paramount project told TheWrap.


Related Topix: Mission: Impossible, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Arts, Entertainment

Bellingham Herald

David Byrne readies 'Here Lies Love' in London

This image released by The O and M Co. shows Ruthie Ann Miles as Imelda Marcos in "Here Lies Love," with concept and lyrics by David Byrne, music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, at The Public Theater in New York.


Related Topix: Arts, Talking Heads, Pop/Rock

Washington Times

David Byrne readies 'Here Lies Love' in London

David Byrne has gone more than an extra mile to ensure his immersive show "Here Lies Love" about Filipino ex-first lady Imelda Marcos is as authentic as possible as it goes international: He's just finished casting in Manila.


Related Topix: Talking Heads, Pop/Rock, Arts


Historic Fayette Theater presents...

The lights are up at Historic Fayette Theater and time is running out to get your ticket for its upcoming production.


Related Topix: Arts

The Baltimore Sun

Region's movie theaters staging a comeback

With today's opening of a 15-screen Cinemark theater in Towson, Baltimore and its immediate area - that is, within the Beltway - is home to nearly 60 movie screens.


Related Topix: Arts, Baltimore, MD, Towson, MD, Glen Burnie, MD, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Obama to border critics: 'This is not theater'

Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government's ability to respond, senior administration officials said Wednesday as President Barack Obama urged Congress to move swiftly to approve emergency spending request for the crisis.


Related Topix: Arts, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Government, Texas, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn

Monterey County Herald

Theater preview: Monterey's Wharf Theater opens Gilbert and Sullivan's 'The Mikado'

MONTEREY >> The Bruce Ariss Wharf Theater mixes the authentic with the modern in its production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado," opening Friday.


Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, Arts

Army leaders defend flawed intelligence system

This March 18, 2013 file photo shows Gen. John Campbell speaking at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Leavenworth, KS, US Marine Corps, Arts

Spokane 7

Miss South Perry Summer Theater? Inconceivable

Thanks to my friend and former colleague Kevin Taylor , I was reminded once again that in addition to having an actual summer, Spokane of 2014 is enjoying another FREE outdoor-movie season at the South Perry Summer Theater .


Related Topix: Arts, Spokane, WA

The News Tribune

Rooftop is part of Indiana theater's restoration

City and Embassy officials lined up on the theater's stage Tuesday to take turns symbolically breaking down the walls of the former Indiana Hotel, part of the Embassy building - a celebration of the beginning of construction on a $10 million renovation project involving six floors.


Related Topix: Arts

Minnesota Fringe Festival Cast Set for Brazen Theater's the Miss ...

Brazen Theater presents the Minneapolis premiere of The Miss Longview Texas Drag Pageant, a new play written and directed by Mark Hooker and co-directed by Janice Orlandi and produced by Joel Thingvall beginning July 31st at Theatre In The Round at 245 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis.


Related Topix: Arts, Longview, TX, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving


'Transformers' Actor Released After Arrest At Broadway Theater

Actor Shia LeBeouf appeared in New York City court Friday after being arrested the prior night for disorderly conduct, authorities say.


Related Topix: Arts, Fire, Philadelphia, PA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

'Clinton: The Musical' gets U.S. debut at NY theat...

"Clinton: The Musical," a bawdy, raucous farce parodying the sex scandal that rocked the White House, with two actors portraying the dual sides of Bill Clinton, makes its U.S. debut this month during the New York Musical Theater Festival.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sex Scandal, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Musical Theater, Arts

Contra Costa Times

Live theater stays in Martinez with six-month lease extension

The Martinez City Council has saved downtown live theater one more time by agreeing to a six-month extension on its Campbell Theater lease, and a corresponding sublease for OnStage Repertory Theatre.


Related Topix: Arts, Martinez, CA

The Mt Kisco Daily Voice

Pace University Student To Star In Atlantic Theater Company Production

Victor Almanzar, a Pace University student, will be starring in Stephen Adly Guirgis' new play "Between Riverside and Crazy" at the Atlantic Theater Company with the first preview taking place this week on Thursday, July 10. Almanzar is a native of the Dominican Republic.


Related Topix: Arts, Pace University, Victor, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, US Military, US Marine Corps